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Paintings Do Not Burn: Artists and the Red Army

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free – $5

The Museum of Russian Art presents

Paintings Do Not Burn: Artists and the Red Army

A Presentation by Dr. Nonna Tarkhova

Join us for a special presentation by Dr. Nonna Tarkhova. In this lecture, Dr. Tarkhova will focus on the benefits, consequences, and costs associated with the Red Army’s emergence as patron of the arts during the 1920s.

*Dr. Tarkhova’s presentation will be in Russian with English translation provided by Dr. Bruce Menning.

TICKETS:  TMORA Members FREE  |  General Admission $5

Doors will open at 6:00 pm | Presentation will begin at 7:00 pm | All galleries will be open for viewing | Free parking easily available in the Mayflower Church parking lot, which is directly across the street from the Museum



A native of Moscow, Nonna Tarkhova is a graduate of the Moscow Historical-Archive Institute. She is an expert archivist, with a specialty in documentary analysis. She is now retired, but over a 40-year career she engaged in assembling archival materials for publication, with some 40 documentary collections to her credit. She also participated in several major projects for the Institute of Russian History, Russian Academy of Sciences, during which she completed work for a Doctorate of Historical Sciences (2007). Dr. Tarkhova is the author (in Russian) of The Red Army and Stalinist Collectivization (ROSSPEN, 2010) and numerous articles in the subject matter of her historical expertise, the Red Army and military force development between the two world wars.

Special thanks to the World War II History Round Table


Wednesday, January 15, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free – $5


5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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